TopBet offers a sportsbook and suite of casino games to
customers located mainly in the United States. Launched in 2011,
the site runs AceGaming and Betsoft casino software and operates
with a gaming license issued by the Curacao Gaming Control
Board. TopBet has a better reputation as a sportsbook than a
casino gambling site, which may be due in part to the odd choice
of AceGaming software for most of their casino games.
It’s unusual to come across a site operating on the
little-known AceGaming platform. Upon investigation, it turns
out they’re a very young company without many big names to their
credit. They provide all of TopBet’s games of chance and skill,
and a few to Golden Spins Casino (which also operates Betsoft
games), and that’s all, at least according to their website.
Where the site’s casino gets things right is where it includes
Betsoft games, which are some of the best in the industry at
TopBet’s sportsbook is a new player on the world stage, and
it’s clear from a few of the book’s features that the site is
aimed at a US audience. A wide variety of American sports are
available for bets, and while the deposit and withdrawal options
aren’t varied, the site makes up for that by offering things
like free withdrawals and bonuses for reloading.
TopBet Promotion Code
The signup bonus at TopBet is certain to help attract
plenty of new customers. They offer a 100% bonus on the first
deposit, up to a maximum of $250. This might not be the biggest
bonus available from an online gambling site, but it’s pretty
generous. In order to claim it, simply enter the TopBet promo
code BONUSME when creating an account.
TopBet Promo Code = BONUSME
The rollover requirements are very attractive: sports
bettors just need to turn the bonus over 5 times. It can also be
used in the casino if preferred, with a turnover requirement of
25 times. If you are unsure about where to enter the promotion
code, check out our screenshot as an example.
Here is a quick guide to every bonus available at TopBet at
the time of my review. When other sports are in season, the site
will shift its promotional focus to those sports. Check TopBet’s
promotions page to find out what options are available to you at
the time you sign up. While you’re at it, bookmark their
Terms & Conditions page
in case you’re interested in a bonus and want to research it
First Deposit Bonus
First-time depositors are eligible for a 100%
deposit match worth up to $250. The rollover requirement is 5x
deposit-plus-bonus for sports bets and 25x deposit-plus-bonus
for casino games.
$10 Sunday Night Baseball Free Bet
Customers with at least $10 in real
money in their accounts can place one free bet on ESPN’s Sunday
Night Game every week of the regular season. Bettors that pick
the player who hits the first homer in ESPN’s Sunday Night Game
can win up to $100, depending on the circumstances of the
homerun. Access this free wager by logging in on Sunday before
the first pitch of ESPN’s Sunday game and place your free wager.
$5 Casino Bonus
TopBet will refund the first $5 in real money
you spend in the casino. All $5 refunds are processed and paid out on
Wednesdays, but the release of the bonus is subject to a 3x
rollover on sports bets and 20x rollover on casino games.
First Payout Free
If you email customer service before your first
payout and request it, TopBet will send you your withdrawal via
courier for free. The offer is good on your first payout only.
All bonuses listed on the site’s Promotions page are
available to mobile customers as well.
All US-issued VISA brand credit, debit, and gift cards
can be used for deposits ranging from $50 to $2,500.
All US-issued MasterCard brand credit, debit,
and gift cards can be used for deposits ranging from $50 to
A person-to-person cash transfer service that can
be used for deposits ranging from $100 to $2,000. TopBet will
waive fees for deposits of $300 or more.
Allows for direct withdrawal to a VISA or
MasterCard credit or debit card. Withdrawals from $5 to $2,500
available. Requires a $40 fee per transaction, and withdrawals
of $200 or less require an additional $20 fee. Average
processing time is five to ten business days.
Check delivery by Courier, either FedEx or DHL.
Withdrawals from $5 to $2,500 available. Requires a $40 fee per
transaction, and withdrawals of $200 or less require an
additional $20 fee. Average processing time is eight to ten
TopBet is not one of the handful of books around the world
that offer noticeably good odds. They make up for that by having
a user-friendly betting interface, a big selection of games and
US pro sports, and overnight lines on leagues like the NBA and
Major League Baseball.
The available wagers at TopBet focus mainly on American
sports. Over the past couple of years, the site has added some
new markets (cricket and rugby chief among them) to add some
international appeal and variety to what was at one time an
exclusively US sports-based lineup of available bets. I cover
these in more detail in the Sports Covered section below.
Another positive feature of the sportsbook section of the
site that I’ve come across in a few other reviews of TopBet is
the fact that their lines are “up early.” At my last visit, I
checked this out for myself, and sure enough, overnight lines
were available for all the MLB games the following day.
The main focus is the “big four:” US pro football, baseball,
hockey, and basketball. Here’s a list of the other markets
covered by TopBet at the time of my review:
NCAA Men’s Basketball
Mixed Martial Arts
During other sports seasons, new futures markets open up,
including futures betting on US college sports.
It’s hard to overlook how many prop bets TopBet makes
available. I’m used to reviewing sites that list a half-dozen or
so prop bets on major sporting events, but TopBet takes it to
the next level. The site may list three-dozen proposition bets
on high-profile games, like league championships. TopBet also
allows props to make up parlays, a feature I haven’t seen in the
online bookmaking industry in years.
A disappointing oversight in TopBet’s betting selection is
the site’s lack of any available race bets on horses or
greyhounds. Even if you aren’t a big fan of racebook bets, you
can always count on the online racebook to help clear rollover
requirements. I’m always happy to see variety in a site’s
betting options, and TopBet has that covered if all you’re
interested in is traditional American sports.
Range of Bets
To give you an idea of the betting ranges allowed at the
site, I’ll share the range for a few popular bets. If you’re
looking for a range that I haven’t listed here, check the page I
listed above. TopBet maintains a really informative page
dedicated to their wagering limits. It’s a confusing table to
look at, unless you’re looking for the range available on a
Take note – TopBet says on their own website that these
ranges are “subject to change at any time for any individual
player.” I’d take this information with a proverbial grain of
NFL Spreads: $5-$2,000
NFL Overnights: $5-$200
NFL Props: $5-$100
NBA Spreads: $5-$1,000
NBA Overnights: $5-$200
NBA Props: $5-$100
MLB Spreads: $5-$500
MLB Overnights: $5-$200
MLB Props: $5-$300
As I talked about earlier, TopBet’s casino is not really the
focus of the site’s business. TopBet has always been a
sportsbook first and foremost. But it’s nice to see any site
using Betsoft games – Betsoft has designed some of the best
online slots, games with high replay value and great player
value to boot.
The thing TopBet’s casino has going for it is its willingness
to accept and work with customers from the USA. The site’s
limited deposit and withdrawal methods are nonetheless ready to
work directly with US-issued credit and debit cards, so for
Americans with limited access to online gaming, the site is a
Bonuses & Promotions
Reviewers are generally positive about the site’s promotional
lineup for casino customers, though I think they’re mostly
talking about the first deposit match bonus and the reload
bonus. I think the site’s referral bonus program is pretty good,
too. Here are the details on each of the site’s three
casino-specific bonuses at the time of this review.
First Deposit Match Bonus
Casino customers making their first deposit are offered the same 50% deposit match bonus up to
$250 that sportsbook customers can earn. The only difference is
in the rollover requirement. Casino gamblers have to wager 25x
the total of their deposit plus their anticipated bonus before
the money is all cleared. The funds are released incrementally
as they clear, provided you have matching real money funds in
Every time you reload your account, you’re
eligible for a 10% deposit match bonus up to $250, with a
slightly more reasonable rollover requirement of 20x
You can earn 25% of the first deposit of
anyone you refer, up to $250. The rollover requirement for this
bonus is also on the reasonable side, at 20x deposit-plus-bonus.
TopBet currently breaks up its library of 102 games into six
Here’s a quick review of each, and a look at some of the most
popular games in each category.
This category contains forty 3D slot games. All of these
titles were designed by Betsoft, one of my favorite slot game
designers and one of the best-reviewed designers in the
Here’s the full list of Betsoft 3D games available at TopBet
Under the Bed
After Night Falls
At the Copa
A Night in Paris
2 Million BC
The Glam Life
Once Upon a Time
Under the Sea
At the Movies
Paco & Popping Peppers
House of Fun
It Came from Venus
Ned and his Friends
If there is anything to complain about in this section, it’s
that these games have somewhat homogenous features. Many of them
are five-reel, thirty-payline titles with a wild symbol and a
simple luck-based bonus round. Though they look better than 99%
of the other slots on the market, after a while, the sameness of
the titles TopBet has chosen for their 3D Betsoft library gets a
This section is where the site’s other slots are kept. All of
Betsoft’s titles are housed in the 3D section, as described
The twenty-seven slots in this section are all designed by
AceGaming, and they’re noticeably lower-quality than the site’s
3D Betsoft titles. The games look dated, like slots you might
have played twelve years ago in Vegas. But my complaints don’t
end with their overall design – their selection of only
twenty-seven slots is disappointing number. Slot players are
used to having hundreds of options at both brick and mortar and
online gaming venues.
Here’s the full list of AceGaming slots available at TopBet:
Free Spin Saloon
Deal or Steal
Cross Country Reels
Bar Room Blast
The variety in terms of game layout is one nice feature of
this section of TopBet’s library – from traditional three reel
single line games to much more complicated “243 Ways” style
games, this section has a lot of variety. If only the designs
were more modern, included licensed titles, or a few more
I’m not sure why TopBet made a special category for
blackjack, considering they host just four variants. Most
casinos have more than four blackjack variants listed in their
“Table Games” or “Specialty Games” section. Here’s a quick
review of each of the site’s four blackjack titles:
Is the closest thing to the standard Vegas game
available at TopBet. The site promises “single deck games
available,” but doesn’t elaborate on just how many decks players
are facing in the other versions, which makes me a little
nervous. The game gives you the option of playing between one
and five hands at once. Players can split once per round, and
blackjack pays 3:2.
Is identical to “Blackjack” except that it
offers higher limits, with max bet size at $2,000 at my last
visit. The design is also a little different, but I didn’t
notice that when I played, I just read it in a review and
double-checked. Sure enough, it’s designed to look a little more
Is a gimmicky variant that offers five
different side wagers (each with their own payout) per round.
The highest paying side bet in the game is the Mega Match, which
pays out 2,000:1 if the player and the dealer’s first two cards
are suited King and Queen. Other side bets available include the
Twenty Bet (7:1 if the dealer’s first two cards total twenty
points) and the Dealer Bust bet (2:1 if the dealer busts).
“Sidebet Blackjack VIP”
Is like Blackjack VIP, identical to
its namesake except in looks and the range of available wagers,
which again top out at $2,000 per hand.
Here is the complete list of twelve table games currently
hosted at TopBet:
Triple Ride Poker
Triple Card Poker
Pai Gow Poker
Lucky 8’s Pai Gow Poker
This isn’t the smallest collection of table games I’ve ever
seen, but it’s nothing to write home about. Kudos to TopBet for
including both American and Euro roulette, as well as classics
like craps and baccarat. Table game fans should have plenty to
pick from between this and the blackjack category.
Video poker is all about variety. Video poker fans, like
myself, want to play at venues with a lot of different games so
that we can find pay tables and rule variations that we like.
When I saw that TopBet hosts just four video poker titles, my
heart sank. I’d been hoping that AceGaming had a really great
video poker design or something to win me over. That isn’t the
All the games below are available in multi-hand versions, up
to fifty hands per round of play.
“Double Barrel Bonus”
Is the only game on the list that I
wasn’t familiar with before I tested this site’s casino games.
It includes five different payouts for various four of a kind
hands, which makes it something of a big spender’s game, as the
title’s most valuable payouts come from pretty rare hands. A
double-up bonus game shifts the odds a bit more in the player’s
favor, if chosen.
Is the standard game you know and love from
your favorite casino floor. The one complaint I have about this
game is the pay table, which according to Wizard of Odds gives
the game a payout percentage of around 92%. I tend to only play
Deuces Wild games above 99%, so I wouldn’t give this version
much of my time.
Is a renamed version of the popular video poker
classic Jokers Wild with the addition of an optional
double-or-nothing bet on all wins. The pay table is nothing
special, indicating a payout percentage of around 94%.
“Jacks or Better”
Is the traditional video poker game
stripped down to its basics, though players at TopBet can choose
the optional double-up bet after all wins. The pay table here
gives the game about a 95% payout percentage, which is a shame
considering how many sites host games with payout percentages
closer to 98 or 99%.
Fifteen games that might normally be listed as “Specialty
Games” at other sites are grouped under this heading at TopBet.
They include lotto-style electronic scratch cards as well as
instant keno, a virtual racing game, a virtual sports betting
game, and a few other oddball contests. Looking into how they
work, I realized these are mostly long-odds games with a small
audience – but if you like luck-based gambling, scratch cards,
or computer games a ton, these might be up your alley. I
personally don’t understand the appeal of a Web-based
scratch-off lottery ticket.
Customers can contact TopBet using a dedicated email address
([email protected]) or a toll-free phone number –
1-877-528-6748. I called, from the United States, during normal
business hours, and I was connected quickly to a friendly staff
member who answered my boring little question as though it were
a big deal.
I didn’t have as much luck with an email I sent – the
response came a full 24 hours after I’d already finished the
first draft. Of course, my question wasn’t urgent at all, so
that may have something to do with it.
TopBet is not notorious on the Internet for ripping off
customers, their customer support staff was friendly and
knowledgeable (even if email response was a bit slow), and their
sportsbook interface is easy to use and intuitive.
The casino isn’t going to impress anyone, outside of a decent
collection of Betsoft slots, there isn’t much to see here.
Deposits and withdrawals are limited in terms of available
methods, but the site offers decent promotions (including
unlimited reload bonuses) to make up for it in some way.
While TopBet was once known as a US-only sportsbook, they’re
starting to include diverse new markets, which increases their
appeal in my opinion.
If you live in the US, or if you’re interested in
primarily American pro and college sports, give TopBet a look,
though don’t expect much in the way of amazing odds or world
Is TopBet blacklisted by any of the major review sites?
No. I had difficulty finding any legitimate complaints about
TopBet’s sportsbook service at all, though there were the usual
casino gambler complaints about bad beats. I found no serious
allegations of misconduct, and nothing at all that was
Does TopBet offer a comp or reward system?
Yes, TopBet offers what they call Comp Points to reward
players for their loyalty. Players earn these points by placing
bets in the casino, and $1 spent equals 1 Comp Point earned.
Note that every game has a different Comp Point value, based on
the house edge. These points can be redeemed for cash, though
you have to be enrolled in the program to see the exchange.
Does TopBet host casino game tournaments?
Yes, although I couldn’t find a live schedule of future
events or anything. I did find
a FAQ section on their site which addresses the subject. It should answer some of your
How can I play TopBet on my mobile device?
If you have an iPhone, Android, Blackberry, or Windows mobile
gadget, you can access TopBet’s mobile site. Search for TopBet
on your mobile browser, or enter the mobile URL listed at the
top of this review. You can even point your mobile device to the
standard desktop version of the site and automatically be
redirected to the mobile site.
What is the recommended connection speed for TopBet?
For laptop and desktop connection, 1MBpS or better is
advised. For TopBet mobile, users need a 3G connection or
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